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Monday, May 9, 2022

Motorcyclist Dies in Terre Haute Crash

Terre Haute, IN (May 9, 2022) - The Terre Haute Police Department said one person has died as the result of a traffic crash about 9:15 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 41 just sought of the I-70 interchange. Killed was a motorcyclist, Braxton Myers, 20, of Terre Haute. Myers was taken to Regional Hospital but died of his injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle was taken to an area hospital for alcohol and drug testing and was determined not to be under the influence of any type of drug or narcotic, police said in a social media posting. Police detectives and accident reconstructionist's investigated. 

Based on witness statements and evidence at the scene, investigators believe the motorcycle's speed was a contributing factor. Police said they do not believe any criminal charges will be filed as a result of the incident.

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